1. Amazon’s 8.4 billion U.S. packages in 2021
On May 30 , according to data released by PitneyBowes , in 2021, Amazon will generate 8.4 billion packages in the United States, of which 4.8 billion packages will be delivered by Amazon Logistics.
U.S. package volume will reach a record 21.5 billion in 2021, an increase of 6% year-over-year , with 65 packages per capita and 683 packages shipped per second. In addition, the four major carriers, USPS, UPS, FedEx, and Amazon Logistics, carry 98% of the packages in the United States.
2. Jitu Express enters the Brazilian market
On May 30 , J &T Express, an international express and logistics company, announced that it will officially start operations in Brazil. This is another important layout for Jitu to open up the Latin American market after Qiwang Mexico . Jitu Express has established a nationwide self-owned distribution network in Brazil, covering all 26 states and 1 federal district in Brazil.
With the development of the Brazilian market, the express network of J&T Express has covered 12 countries in China, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Mexico and Brazil , serving more than 2 billion people worldwide. .
3. DHL Global Freight CEO: The relief of shipping capacity is expected to wait until after the Spring Festival next year
On May 30, Tim Scharwath, member of the board of directors of Deutsche Post DHL Group and CEO of DHL Global Freight, said in a group interview with the media: "With the high air and sea freight rates, there is a high probability that we will not return to 2019 in the future. The freight rate will continue to rise at the level of the period, and it is expected that the relief of shipping capacity may not wait until after the Spring Festival in 2023."
4. The normal operation of Suda non-Pakistan all-cargo charter flights
On May 30, it was reported that the "Macau-Karachi" all-cargo chartered flight from Suda Africa set sail. This charter flight will operate on a regular basis, mainly serving 3C electronic goods, e-commerce goods, and other goods with high timeliness requirements.
It is understood that in addition to the normalized cargo charter flight "Macau-Karachi", Sudafei is preparing more special flight routes, which will be launched to the market before this year's air cargo peak season.
5. Port of Long Beach announces new project with Amazon
On May 30, the Port of Long Beach announced that it is partnering with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide support for its new project, Supply Chain Information Highway. Supply Chain Information Highway is a new digital infrastructure project that aims to aggregate data for companies across industries to track shipments from origin to destination in real time.
The project is designed to maximize visibility and efficiency in the movement of goods across the Port of Long Beach and throughout the supply chain. It will allow supply chain stakeholders to obtain reliable information to help plan, schedule and improve their supply chain systems. When the solution is finalized and put into use, registered users will be able to access the data for free.
6. Everstream, the former management platform of DHL, completed $24 million in financing
On May 30, Everstream Analytics, a supply chain risk management platform, announced the completion of a $24 million Series A financing . This round of financing was led by Morgan Stanley, with participation from DHL, Columbia Capital, and StepStone Group.
It is understood that in May last year, the supply chain risk management platform Resilience360 announced the integration of Riskpulse and changed its name to "Everstream Analytics" . Resilience360 was created in 2014 by DHL. This round of investor Columbia Capital has also invested tens of millions of dollars in Resilience360.
7. Walmart global e-commerce launches WFS LTL service
On May 30th, Walmart Global E-commerce launched a new service method for all WFS sellers – the less-than-truckload shipping service of the preferred carrier program.
The LTL service steps of WFS are: first, select the path of the LTL service in the system, the system will estimate the logistics cost according to the goods information provided by the merchant, and then the system will automatically generate a bill of lading, and the seller will make an appointment to pick up the goods.
8. Commodity transaction volume of Alibaba International Station in fiscal year 2022 increased by 46% year-on-year
On May 30, the latest financial report showed that in fiscal year 2022 (as of March 31, 2022), the transaction volume of Alibaba International Station increased by 46% year-on-year, and revenue increased by 28% year-on-year. In terms of revenue structure, compared with traditional Internet advertising and marketing, Alibaba International Station's supply chain digital value-added service revenue increased by 38% year-on-year , making it the fastest growing business segment.
9. The average daily order volume of Cainiao International Logistics exceeds 4.5 million orders
On May 30, the 2022 fiscal year annual report released by Alibaba Group last Thursday night showed that as of March 31 this year, the average daily order volume of Cainiao International (including cross-border and international) exceeded 4.5 million. It was announced that the daily volume of cross-border parcels has exceeded 5 million. In the last quarter, Cainiao added 2 sorting centers overseas.
In addition, eHubs in Liege, Belgium, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia have been put into use in fiscal 2022. In the third quarter of fiscal year 2022, Cainiao announced the key operational data of Cainiao for the first time in the smart logistics sector, with external revenue accounting for 67%.
10. A cargo ship capsized accident in the Strait of Malacca, and a large number of containers sank into the sea
On May 30, according to Indonesian media reports, on the 26th local time, a cargo ship named "Marco Polo 188" tilted in the waters of the Malacca Strait, Riau Islands, Indonesia, almost overturned, and a large number of containers sank into the sea.
It is reported that the destination of the cargo ship this voyage is Singapore, and the ship originally carried 195 containers.
Official account: Bai Xiaosheng, cross-border e-commerce logistics